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A (Mostly) Concrete Solution to Car Pollution

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Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have developed a special concrete that can reduce the amount of nitrogen oxide air pollution by as much as 45 percent, according to a study published last month in the Journal of Hazardous Materials. The "photocatalytic" concrete is sprayed with titanium dioxide, a substance used in sunscreen because it blocks ultraviolet light. When mixed with concrete, it is able to break down nitrogen oxide, a pollutant emitted by cars and trucks.

Source: A July 31 article by The Toronto Globe and Mail. Read more.

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